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Siddharth Roy Kapur and Manish Goswami intensify the COVID vaccination drive for film shoots to become safe – Exclusive! – Times of India
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Siddharth Roy Kapur and Manish Goswami intensify the COVID vaccination drive for film shoots to become safe – Exclusive! – Times of India

ETimes has it that the Film & TV Producers Guild led by Siddharth Roy Kapur (President) and Manish Goswami (Vice President) will hand over 5,000 Covishield vaccines to the FWICE (Federation of Western India Cine Employees), whereby the FWICE can inoculate their members who can also get their spouse also to avail the dose. A source says, "This drive will be conducted next week. The other modalities are fast being worked out." Confirming this, Goswami said, "Yes, this is true. Siddharth, I and our team are leaving no stone unturned. Not just an FWICE member but even his/her spouse can utilise the vaccines we shall dispatch to them. If more members in a family get vaccinated, only then the dangerous link will be broken" Goswami added, "We need the full working force of the entertain...
Bollywood to re-strategise shooting plan after Maharashtra government announces night curfew – Times of India
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Bollywood to re-strategise shooting plan after Maharashtra government announces night curfew – Times of India

Soon after the Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray announced night curfew following the surge in Covid 19 cases, the film and television industry leaders have sprung into action and planning strategies to shoot during the night curfew and restricted timings. The Federation of Western India Cine Employees, the mother body of all the 24 crafts will be calling an emergency meeting of its advisors to plan shooting timings. General Secretary Ashok Dubey when contacted said, "We have shot our films and television serials during the previous night curfew but we will be calling a meeting of our advisors to tackle the present scenario. There are a lot of cases that are found on film and television sets so we need to work out a plan to make our members safe". When asked if the shooting ...
FWICE thanks Salman Khan for helping the families of daily wage workers amid coronavirus pandemic: Supporting you in any situation – Times of India
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FWICE thanks Salman Khan for helping the families of daily wage workers amid coronavirus pandemic: Supporting you in any situation – Times of India

Due to Coronavirus Pandemic, our country went under complete lockdown. During the time of the crisis, B-town stars came forward to offer their help those in need. Among them is Bollywood superstar Salman Khan. The 'Bharat' actor helped daily wage workers during the health crisis. Recently, the General Secretary of Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) Ashok Dubey come forward to talk about the actor's support. He thanked Salman for his kind gesture. In a statement, FWICE wrote, "You have always helped these poor workers selflessly and stood with them during all their difficulties. May it be their expensive medical treatments or any other criticalities. Since past many years these workers have received worry free treatments for their highly expensive medical ailments due...
FWICE seeks Maharashtra CM’s nod to resume post-production work – Times of India
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FWICE seeks Maharashtra CM’s nod to resume post-production work – Times of India

Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) ) on Tuesday appealed to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to allow the resumption of post-production work. Through a letter that the organisation sent to the Chief Minister's Office, they also urged him to allow recording studios to resume functioning to assure the completion of unfinished work. "We would like to bring your kind notice that there are numerous projects of the media and the entertainment industry which are halted due to lockdown and can be completed soon as only post-production activities are pending. If permissions are given to carry out such post-production activities, which could be done in closed studios with minimum workforce, it would be great relief to producers who have poured in huge funds," the let...